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Harold A. Nisley Edit Profile

army officer.

Harold A. Nisley, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit; Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with palm (France); Commander Order British Empire; Couronne de Chene (Luxembourg); Order Orange-Nassau (Netherlands); Order of Leopold, Croix de Guerre (Belgium); War Cross (Czech.); numerous others. Service member Society Automotive Engineers; member Army Ordnance Association, numerous others. Mason.

Background

Nisley, Harold A. was born on January 16, 1892 in on farm near Washington Court House, Ohio, United States. Son of Albert C. and Ellen (Sollars) Nisley.

Education

Student Ohio State University, 1910-1911. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1917. Master of Science in Mech.

Engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923. Graduated from Army Industrial College, 1931, Army War College, 1936.

Career

1 son, Albert Warren. Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1917, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1945. Served with Field Artillery during World War I.

Transferred to Ordnance Department, 1920. Ordnance officer Headquarters Armored Force, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1940-1942. Chief, automotive maintenance section field service Office Chief of Ordnance, 1942-1943.

Deputy to chief ordnance officer E.T.O., October 1943-March 1944. Ordnance officer Headquarters 12th Army Group 1944-1945. Ordnance officer Headquarters Ground Forces, 1945-1948.

Retired 1948 because of physical disability. Chairman board Warren Paint & Color Company, Nashville since 1948.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Margaret Warren, January 4, 1933.

father:
Albert C. Nisley

mother:
Ellen (Sollars) Nisley

spouse:
Margaret Warren